Faculty Position in the Japanese Language

University of Southern California

United States

Full-Time, Teaching-Track Position in the Japanese Language

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a full-time teaching-track lecturer position in the Japanese language beginning in the fall of 2023. 

The department provides students with a well-rounded education on East Asia by focusing on the study of the languages, literatures, and cultures of China, Japan and Korea at both the graduate (Ph.D.) and undergraduate (B.A.) level. Applicants must have an M.A. or Ph.D. in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related fields, and possess native or near-native fluency in both Japanese and English. Evidence of dynamic and effective language teaching is essential. Candidates with ACTFL OPI Testing Certification are desirable. Salary and benefits are competitive.  The successful candidate may serve as the director of Japanese language program a few years into the position. Leadership and curriculum development experience are welcome.

To apply please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching interests, recent teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference. In the application letter, please include a link to an online sample teaching video that demonstrates teaching at two different levels.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. Review of complete applications will begin October 31, 2022. Questions can be addressed to ealcsearch@dornsife.usc.edu.

USC Dornsife has a teaching track faculty promotion system, allowing the teaching faculty to be promoted from lecturer through senior lecturer/assistant professor (teaching), master lecturer/associate professor (teaching), to full professor (teaching). 

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu .

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